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[audio]An Interview with Poet, Philip Levine
Charles Amirkhanian speaks with poet Philip Levine who reads from his recent book, “What Work Is”, which won the 1991 National Book Award.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Poetry
Downloads: 51
[audio]Folk Music with Rolf Cahn: Rolf Cahn, Carl Granich & Judy Roderick in Concert at the Cabale
In the Summer of 1963 Rolf Cahn presented a series of live broadcast’s for KPFA from the Cabale, a folk music club in Berkeley, California. In this program you will here excerpts from two of those shows. The first features Cahn on guitar and vocals accompanied by Carl Granich on guitar in the performance of a number of folk and blues standards, including an absolutely beautiful rendition of “Nobody Knows You When You Are Down & Out” with Granich providing some delightful guitar picking...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Folk Music
Downloads: 492
[audio]Good Food from India
With classical Indian music playing in the background, Anthony Gnazzo, sound poet and master Indian chef, offers recipes for cold-mixers and tondla leaves, bendi, buthi, moong-ambat, muluk, allu-vadi, and other Indian culinary delights.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Other Finds
Downloads: 635
[audio]Toshiro Mayuzumi's Noh Drama
A modern Japanese Nō drama with electronic music background, performed in Japanese. [Possibly “The Lady Aoi” or “Aoi-no-Ue”]
Keywords: Japan; Music; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 421
[audio]Last 10 minutes of KPFA at the longtime offices at 2207 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley
These are the last 10 minutes broadcast from the KPFA offices at 2207 Shattuck Avenue, as the hosts of the Probabilities program describe their historical yet decaying surroundings and their hopes for the new KPFA building.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Other Finds
Downloads: 54
[audio]Sand by Jan Pusina
“Sand” is an electronic music work, composed by Jan Pusina in 1970. Pusina began his career as a composer while studying physics and music at the University of California in Berkeley, where he received a Master of Music degree in 1969. He has specialized in electronic and live electro-acoustic music, as well as performing on the horn as a co-principle of the Kensington Symphony Orchestra and the principle horn with the New Millennium Strings, and other San Francisco Bay Area chamber ensemble...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electronic
Downloads: 108
[audio]Two Early Electronic Works by Howard Moscovitz
Two works of electronic music by Howard S. Moscovitz, composed no later than 1973. Moscovitz first became involved with electronic music in the late 1960s, when he began experimenting with using short wave radio as a source for his tape pieces. He went on to receive a Bachelors of Music degree in 1970 at Jacksonville University, where he got to work with a Moog Synthesizer, before continuing his studies at Mills College where he studied with Robert Ashley and received a Masters of Fine Arts in 1...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electronic
Downloads: 319
[audio]Capricorn's Collision
An excellent example of KPFA's experimental, free-form, late night, radio programing. Robert Moran and Howard Hersh serve up an eclectic mix of poetry, music, humor, political commentary, and inspirational musings. With the growing protests against the Vietnam War as the backdrop this program includes such characters as General Wastemoreland, General HersheyBar (plain chocolate, the nuts are in Washington), General Nuisance, General Eclectic, Captain Technology, and other luminaries...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Other Finds
Downloads: 316
[audio]Words: Program No. 9: Lewis MacAdams
One in a series of programs produced by Clark Coolidge that feature the works of late 20th century poets, sound poets, and authors. This recording is of a reading by Lewis MacAdams, made in San Francisco in September 1969. MacAdams is a poet, filmmaker, environmentalist, and political activist, well known for his film on Jack Kerouac, and his books on the poets of the Beat Generation. The poems heard here deal with such topics as sex, nature, friendship, and marriage, all read in a delightful so...
Keywords: Poetry; Spoken Word; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 29
[audio]Words: Program No. 14: Ted Berrigan and Ron Padgett
One in a series of programs produced by Clark Coolidge that feature the works of late 20th century poets, sound poets, and authors. In this recording you will hear two poetry readings. The first, by Ted Berrigan, given in Iowa City on Oct. 13, 1968, and the other, by Berrigan and Ron Padgett given in New York City in 1964. Both members of the New York School of young poets active during the 1960s and beyond, Berrigan and Padgett write short and often humorous poems...
Keywords: Poetry; Spoken Word; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 65
[audio]Ferguson's Dictionary for Concrete Poets: The Four-Letter Words
Internationally prominent Canadian intermedia artist Gerald Ferguson has compiled by computer a dictionary for poets who utilize words as material for composing visual (concrete) poetry. Here is his reading, recorded in Halifax, Nova Scotia, of “The Four-Letter Words” of his dictionary which lists all words from the Standard Corpus of Present Day American English Language Usage in order by the number of letters in each word...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Spoken Word; Poetry
Downloads: 159
[audio]A Concert by the U. C. Berkeley Chorus and Brass Ensemble
The Chorus of the University of California at Berkeley perform several works, accompanied by a brass ensemble or organ. Although the works are unidentified they appear to be from the traditional classical repertoire. The mixed chorus sound stunning in this master recording of a concert, held on February 13, 1978, most likely on the campus of U. C. Berkeley. Any assistance in identifying each piece would be greatly appreciated...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Classical Music; Music
Downloads: 190
[audio]Opera Review: San Francisco Opera’s Siegfried & Tosca
Bill Collins with Michael and Carol Barclay, reviews the 1972 San Francisco Opera production of “Siegfried,” after having raced across the Bay Bridge after catching the October 22nd performance. Later Carol is joined in the KPFA studios by Arthur Regan and Melvin Jahn to discuss the Opera’s 1972 production of Giacomo Puccini ‘s “Tosca.” The erudition and near encyclopedic knowledge of the group are on full display as they rate the various performers, conductors, and staging of each p...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Opera; Reviews
Downloads: 100
[audio]Folk Music with Rolf Cahn: Jo Mapes in Concert at San Francisco State College, Spring 1955
From a December 17, 1962 broadcast, Rolf Cahn presents a selection of folk and blues music by Jo Mapes, Reverend Gary Davis, and Mike Russo. The majority of the program is devoted to music by Jo Mapes, recorded at the San Francisco State College in the Spring of 1955 and eventually released on a LP from Bay Concerts. Jo Mapes was a classmate of Odetta, and an inspiration for Joan Baez, and yet despite her superior guitar playing, intuitive phrasing, and sweet voice, she never had quite the same ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Folk Music
Downloads: 598
[audio]Ode To Gravity: A Poetry Reading by Charles Reznikoff
A reading by the then 80 year old Charles Reznikoff, recorded at the Poetry Center of San Francisco State University on March 21, 1974, in which the poet reads a selection of his works written from 1918 to 1974. Reznikoff, along with fellow poets Carl Rakosi, Louis Zukofsky, and George Oppen were dubbed the Objectivist Poets by Ezra Pound back in the 1930s, and it is Oppen who offers a warm introduction at the start of this program...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Spoken Word; Poetry
Downloads: 84
[audio]Wilfred Funk: A Poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
A short, humorous poem, listing the unattractive qualities and poor personal hygiene of Wilfred Funk. Written by Lawrence Ferlinghetti and read by the poet this work poke’s fun at Wilfred Funk, the famed lexicographer, and columnist for the conservative “Reader’s Digest.” Although the portrait it paints is quite uncomplimentary and is ridden with vulgarities, the seemingly vitriolic nature of the tirade is leavened by an inherent sense of amusement and the over the top nature of the comp...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Poetry; Spoken Word
Downloads: 221
[audio]Folk Music with Rolf Cahn: The Blues Music of Steve Talbot
Rolf Cahn introduces a selection of Blues music, performed by Steve Talbot and recorded by Cahn in his home during a late night visit by the guitarist. Talbot, who might be best known as the person who along with Jorma Kaukonen came up with the name Jefferson Airplane, was a musician in his own right,noted for his understated and deceptively simple version of the Blues. Utilizing a variety of tuning and picking techniques Talbot performs a selection of songs made popular by such Blues legends as...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Folk Music
Downloads: 325
[audio]Song of Love: The Story of Robert and Clara Schumann
Claude Frank, a talented pianist and music professor, offers up this, at times hilarious, portrayal of the life and music of Robert and Clara Schumann. Apparently inspired by the MGM cinematic melodrama of the same name, which he had seen as a young 22 year old in 1947, Frank developed this humorous parody of the none too accurate biopic, and often performed it for his friends and family. Complete with funny impersonations of all the characters, sound effects, and of course his personal piano ac...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Documentary; Classical Music
Downloads: 390
[audio]A Concert by the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra and Chorus
A live recording of a concert given March 15, 1975 by the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Oakland Symphony Chorus, conducted by Joseph Liebling. This concert was held at the Paramount Theater in Oakland California and included pieces by Strauss, Brahms, Berloiz and Milhaud.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music: Classical Music
Downloads: 992 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Beat and Bow: Tabla and Sarangi Performances
From the Odeon recording “Beat and Bow” (MOAE-174) which was also later released by EMI (EALP-1312) three pieces of instrumental Hindustani music. The first work is for solo tabla and is the Teental rhythm (a cycle of 16 beats). The second piece is a Raga for sarangi and tabla and is also in the Teental rhythm. The third work is also for sarangi and tabla and is in the Deepchandi rhythm (a cycle of 14 beats)...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; World Music
Downloads: 2,709
[audio]A Reading from Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales
Professor Jess B. Bessinger, Jr. reads the general prologue and the concluding retraction of Geoffrey Chaucer’s “The Canterbury Tales.” One of the foremost experts on early English poetry, Bessinger offers a masterful recitation of this seminal work of literature, all in the original Middle English. The lyrical quality of Chaucer’s masterpiece is best appreciated when read aloud by someone fluent in the archaic form of English in which it was written...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Literature; Spoken Word
Downloads: 11,086 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Folk Music with Rolf Cahn: Eric Von Schmidt in Concert, Boston 1960: Set Two
Rolf Cahn introduces the second half of a recording of a concert of folk music by Eric Von Schmidt, held in the basement of the Boston YMCA, in 1960. Von Schmidt accompanies himself on guitar as he sings a selection of English and American folk songs, with a little bit of Blues and Gospel thrown in for good measure. A key figure in the folk revival movement of the early 1960s, Von Schmidt regularly performed with such other luminaries as Joan Baez, Richard and Mimi Farina, Bob Dylan, and Rolf Ca...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Folk Music
Downloads: 619 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Early American Music
From a program first broadcast on November 30, 1972, Charles Amirkhanian presents a program of early American music, many taken from old, rare 78 rpm recordings. The program begins with Henry Hadley’s “Piano Quintet, Op. 50” followed by six versions of Thurlow Lieurance’s “By the Waters of Minnetonka: An Indian Love Song,” followed by several selections of music by John Knowles Paine. While there is a distinctive Native American melody at the heart of Lieurance’s song, most of the ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Classical Music
Downloads: 1,116
[audio]Dakini Software by John Giorno
Recorded at St. Marks Church in New York City on November 8, 1972, John Giorno presents a lengthy excerpt from his poem “Dakini Software.” Giorno is well known for his provocative sound and performance poetry that blends a bohemian sensibility, radical sexual politics, and spiritual practice. All these elements are featured in this echo-laden rendition of “Dakini Software,” which mixes the metaphors of a female, tantric and Tibetan Buddhist deity, or embodiment of enlightened energy, wit...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Spoken Word; Poetry
Downloads: 186
[audio]Phantoms of the Opry Concert
Phantoms of the Opry, a San Francisco based bluegrass band active in the 1970s, in a in-studio, live broadcast of traditional bluegrass and country music, recorded on November 12, 1972. Bill Schechner hosts the concert and talks to members of the band about their personal histories, the origins of bluegrass, the difficulties of making it big in bluegrass, and the influence of bluegrass music on mainstream rock and roll musicians.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Popular Music
Downloads: 401
[audio]Two Works by Janice Giteck
Two pieces by Janice Giteck inspired by her interest in ritual and Native American culture. Recording is of a Belgian Radio broadcast.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; New Music; Janice Giteck
Downloads: 86
[audio]KPFA’s 40th Anniversary Show, Part 5: Listener Call-ins
The special all day broadcast celebrating the 40th anniversary of KPFA concludes with a three hour listener call-in segment, hosted by Charles Amirkhanian, who is joined by KPFA General Manager, Pat Scoot, and Pacifica Foundation Executive Director, David Salniker, and others. Caller comments range from glowing reviews of the station’s programing to sharp criticisms of the same. As always with KPFA, the listening audience is well informed and not at all shy about letting the station know what ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Other Finds; Current Events
Downloads: 48
[audio]Interview with Mrs. Walter Haas
Mrs. Walter Haas, founder of the Michael and Sarah Stein collection of the San Francisco Museum of Art, recalls her friendship with the couple after they fled Europe in 1938 and took up residence in Palo Alto. Interviewed in her Atherton home by Rena Down and Charles Amirkhanian, she recalls her meetings with Matisse and Toklas and discusses Matisse’s “La Femme a Chapeau”, which hung on a nearby wall but a few feet from the KPFA microphone.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Art; Modern Art; Interview
Downloads: 24
[audio]An Interview with Margaret Leng Tan
Charles Amirkhanian interviews pianist Margaret Leng Tan, recorded on July 17, 1984. Born in Singapore in 1945, Tan is a classically trained musician who is perhaps best known for her performances on the toy piano and other unconventional instruments, and as a renowned interpreter of the works of John Cage and similar avant-garde composers. Tan attended Juilliard where she was the first woman ever to receive a Doctorate from the famous university...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interviews; New Music; Composers
Downloads: 55
[audio]Kay Boyle: An 86th Birthday Celebration
In honor of Kay Boyle’s 86th birthday, KPFA broadcast a program created by the American Audio Prose Library (AAPL),in which the novelist, poet, essayist, and political activist reads from one or her books and one of her essays. In the second half of the program she is interviewed by Kay Bonetti, about her writings, political philosophy, and life. Boyle was born in St. Paul, MN in 1902 and was educated at The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, PN...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Spoken Word; Kay Boyle
Downloads: 201
[audio]Underground Woman: A Semi-Autobiographical Novel by Kay Boyle
Erik Bauersfeld and Lee Jenkins of KPFA interview poet, author, and political activist, Kay Boyle, about her 1975 novel “The Underground Woman”. The novel, which is semi-autobiographical, follows the life of classics professor Athena’s experience being imprisoned for protesting the draft as well as a later run-in with her daughter, who has joined a cult and tried to take over her mother’s house...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Literature; Interview; Kay Boyle
Downloads: 52
[audio]An Interview with Tom Marioni
In April of 1970 Tom Marioni founded the Museum of Conceptual Art in San Francisco. In this interview, recorded on April 21, 1970 in the KPFA-FM studio, Charles Amirkhanian questions Marioni about this project, which is less a museum than it is a space for the presentation of performance art and temporary conceptual art installations, as well as a sponsor for street theater and theoretical discussions about the possibilities of human expression...
Keywords: Conceptual Art; Interview; Performance Art; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 29
[audio]Charles Reznikoff Reads Poetry for the Jewish Holidays
From a program originally broadcast on September 6, 1975, Charles Reznikoff reads a selection of his poetry. Most of the poems included in this program have as their theme the history of the Jewish people, with the majority coming from two of Reznikoff’s major works “In Memorium: 1933” and “Holocaust.” Reznikoff, who died in January of 1976, just months after recording this program, was an American Jewish poet, playwright, and author, and the first to be referred to as an Objectivist P...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Spoken Word; Poetry; Charles Reznikoff
Downloads: 52
[audio]Wester Sun Day II
A rather irreverent Easter Day program produced by conceptual artist, Paul Cotton and friends. Assembling a hodgepodge of popular music, strange readings, snippets of childhood stories, and sexually explicit poetry, Cotton, who is perhaps best known for appearing in public in a large bunny costume with his genitals showing, has produced here a sort of hippie celebration of all things Easter. This program was described in KPFA’s program guide as: “Eight Astro-Naught Rabb-Eyes Make a Leap of F...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Other Finds; Popular Music; Poetry
Downloads: 103
[audio]KPFA’s 40th Anniversary Show, Part 2: Erik Bauersfeld and a Dramatic Quarter Century
The all day festivities celebrating KPFA’s 40th anniversary continues with a brief excerpt form the 10th anniversary program in which long time KPFA Public Affairs Director Elsa Knight Thompson ruminates on the groundbreaking political programing that was then, and is still today, a hallmark of the Pacifica stations. However the majority of this second segment of the 40th Anniversary Show is devoted to an interview with KPFA’s “Hero of the Hörspiel,” long time Drama and Literature Depar...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Current Events; Hörspiel
Downloads: 205
[audio]Words: Program No. 8, Larry Fagin
One in a series of programs produced by Clark Coolidge that feature the works of late 20th century poets, sound poets, and authors. This recording is of two readings by Larry Fagin, one held in San Francisco in February 1969 and the other made in New York City in September 1969. Fagin was a member of the New York School of poets that included Ron Padgett, Tom Veitch, Anne Waldman, Lewis Warsh, and others...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Words series; Spoken Word; Poetry
Downloads: 36
[audio]Words: Program No. 2, Tom Clark and Ron Padgett
An Academy of American Poets reading at the Guggenheim Museum, recorded on March 5, 1968. Tom Clark and Ron Padgett read a selection of their poetry including some collaborative works. Highlights include a funny variation of one of James Wright’s poems “Outside Fargo, North Dakota” (which is also read for necessary comparisons), as well as two “postcard poems” in which the addresses are turned into verse, to amuse the postal workers and to see if artistic renderings of such important d...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Words series; Spoken Word; Poetry
Downloads: 57
[audio]Veronica Jochum Plays the Music of Charles Tomlinson Griffes
From a transcription tape obtained from the Dutch radio Station VPRO in 1973, pianist Veronica Jochum performs the music of the American gay composer, Charles Tomlinson Griffes. In what may be a rendition of Griffes “Three Preludes” as well as a selection of other short piano works, Jochum’s performance illustrates how an individual’s particular style and interpretation of a composition can bring out special aspects of a composer’s work...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 102
[audio]Kay Boyle’s Amnesty International Benefit Reading
Author, poet, and political activist, Kay Boyle reads an excerpt from her 1933 novel “Gentleman, I Address You Privately”, in a program recorded on February 21, 1987 at San Francisco State University during an Amnesty International Benefit in her honor. The novel, which Boyle partially rewrote after this reading, tells of the adventures of an English clergyman forced out of the Church for unspecified behavior, and who then seeks to eke out a fortune as a piano teacher...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Literature; Spoken Word; Kay Boyle
Downloads: 39
[audio]Comparatively Speaking: Transcriptions of Bach’s Chorales & Sonatas
Originally broadcast in February 1980, Matthew Holdreith presents another program in his Comparatively Speaking series, in which he examines various transcriptions of the works of Johann Sebastian Bach. In this recording, a number of Bach’s chorale preludes, fugues, and organ sonatas are presented in their original form, juxtaposed with some of the more famous arrangements of those same works, by a variety of composers, conductors, and musicians...
Keywords: Classical Music, Interview; KPFA-FM, Music
Downloads: 203
[audio]Frontiers: The Poetry of Kay Boyle
Recorded at the KPFA studios on August 25, 1986 Kay Boyle reads a selection of her poems. One of America’s most important writers of the 20th century, and a close friend of James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, William Carlos Williams, and many others, Kay Boyle was one of the longest surviving member of those American artists and writers that lived in Paris during the 1920’s. She was also quite politically active in the support of pacifism and political prisoners and was even blacklisted during the ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Spoken Word; Poetry; Kay Boyle
Downloads: 56
[audio]Ode to Gravity: An Interview with Tom Johnson
Composer Tom Johnson, the minimalist’s minimalist, no longer lives in New York, no longer writes provocative criticism for the Village Voice, and has found a new and receptive home for his work and ideas as a composer. In this informal discussion, recorded at the composer’s home in the eleventh arrondissment, Tom talks about his new life, plays an excerpt from a new work for piano, and discusses his retreat from the BAM-dominated New York scene which has eroded support for small, less theatr...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Music; Tom Johnson
Downloads: 59
[audio]Interview with David Gitin
Charles Amirkhanian and Eleanor Sully talk with David Gitin and his wife, Joyce, concerning the recently published first issue of Bricoleur Magazine, a volume of poetry edited by David Gitin. The first issue included poetry from Africa, as well as works by American poets and authors, including Michael McClure, Charles Amirkhanian, George Oppen, Clark Coolidge, and many others. Each of the Gitin's read examples of their poetry.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Poetry; David Gitin
Downloads: 86
[audio]Comparatively Speaking: Bach’s Cantatas
Matthew Holdreith presents another program in his Comparatively Speaking series in which he juxtaposes varying performances of popular classical music. In this recording he examines Johann Sebastian Bach’s cantatas and oratorios, paying particular attention to the differences between performances that use instruments and vocal practices that were the norm in Bach’s day with more modern variations...
Keywords: Classical Music, Interview; KPFA-FM, Music
Downloads: 367
[audio]A Review of Robert Ashley’s “That Morning Thing”
This review deals with a performance on Dec. 8, 1969, at Mills College, of Robert Ashley’s opera “That Morning Thing”. Charles Shere speaks out against the mainstream media’s reception of the opera as well as the rude reaction of some of the audience.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Opera; Robert Ashley
Downloads: 190
[audio]Works by Three Belgian Composers
Charles Amirkhanian introduces lively compositions by Raymond Baervoets, Vic Legley, & Joseph Jongen, three conservative 20th Century composers from Belgium.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 97
[audio]Decay: A Work by Douglas Leedy
A rare recording of Douglas Leedy’s “Decay,” a work of musical theater composed in 1965 and recorded at a concert of the San Francisco Conservatory Artist Ensemble in the mid to late 1960s. The musical portion of the piece consists of a tape work assembled from a number of old records of piano music by Leedy and his collaborator, Ian Underwood, which was then played while live musicians accompanied it on piano and other instruments...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Music Theatre; Douglas Leedy
Downloads: 105
[audio]Hoy (In His Memory): A Radio Drama
According to the creators: “’Hoy (In His Memory)’ is a narrative symphony for integrated vocal text and computer synthesis. It is a dramatic musical composition designed specifically for radio broadcast. The libretto is adapted from a section of Dale Worsley’s novel ‘Ringer Pike.’ The title character, Hoy, lives in the hills of West Virginia. He is a self-employed auto mechanic who lives by bartering repairs for his daily needs...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Hörspiel; Radio Drama; Music
Downloads: 72
[audio]Ode To Gravity: Vocal Yokels
An eclectic mix of text-sound compositions, world music, and other bizarre recordings, some of which were presented at the 1970 Fylkingen Festival in Stockholm. Highlights of this adventurous free-form radio program include Arne Mellnäs’ “Far Out,” a hauntingly beautiful auditory portrait of Laura Nyro in which elements of some her best known songs are artfully mixed and manipulated to eloquently evoke the career of this talented singer-songwriter...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Interview; Sound Poetry
Downloads: 93
[audio]Music by Brenda Hutchinson
Perhaps best known for her work on the soundtrack to the movie "Liquid Sky", Brenda Hutchinson is a composer and sound installation artist who specializes in electro-acoustic compositions or "sonic portraits". She has studied with Pauline Oliveros and Robert Erickson, and performed around the world, often on instruments of her own devising, including the Long Tube, for which she has also created a gestural interface...
Keywords: Electro-acoustic; Music; Electronic music; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 273
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